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2 hour cycle

Island in middle of Danube just outside Vienna. Great spot for cycling and jogging .. lots of open... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Norwich, United Kingdom
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Enjoy nature and forget about your problems

The Danube island is the best place if you need contact with mother nature and if you want to leave... read more

Reviewed July 16, 2018
Vienna, Austria
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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Island in middle of Danube just outside Vienna. Great spot for cycling and jogging .. lots of open spaces and views across the river. Easy access, we walked out of city centre and down from the bridge. Hired cycle nearby and off we went. Fantastic...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful city inhabited by sad people... Great architecture, great museums...but don't expect the people to be receptive to your innocent jokes.. Seems like each one has it's own circle...where you are not welcome... Too bad...

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

The Danube island is the best place if you need contact with mother nature and if you want to leave the city behind you. The air is super clean, you can sunbath or swim in the river. Bring a bottle of wine or some beers,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed April 26, 2018

Great for a riverbank stroll or run, picnic, lots of trees and birds and views. An escape from the bustle and tourist traps of the city.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank jdajch
Reviewed December 31, 2017

The Donauinsel is a narrow island in the middle of the Danube river in Vienna. U-Bahn (U1) will stop directly on the island, and you can walk across the bridge. Even in the winter time, it is still beautiful to see.

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank Adam C
Reviewed October 24, 2017

If you're a serious runner and looking for a great place to get your training runs in, Donauinsel is absolutely perfect. The perimeter of the island is 26.2 miles, is flat, has water fountains, and toilets (bring change). It's easily accessible by public transit. There...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed September 23, 2017 via mobile

This place houses The Hope of the World church and is of Roman Catholic denomination. The church is located next to the Vienna International Centre and its architect is Heinz Tesar. A great reason to venture further than the city centre.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 4, 2017 via mobile

The city beach is worth a visit. Supply your own drinks/picnic from the supermarket, bring a bathing costume and a towel and head down for a river swim and views of the prater.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank EndodocLondon
Reviewed August 24, 2017

we visited Donauinsel festival on June 2017 and we haigly recommend it for the colors, tastes, music but most of all - the veriaty and energy of tousands of poeple strolling between the bootsand music stages along the island. as wheelchair users it was accessible...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank avivon
Reviewed August 20, 2017

On one of the tourism websites for Vienna it praises the Danube island highly. It is very easy to get to via a choice of 2 metro stations but once there, there is very little to do. It talks about a 'family friendly beach area'...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Welcome to one of Vienna’s trendiest quarters. The
second district has witnessed a turbulent ride, from
medieval swamp to vibrant Jewish quarter, from
pleasure ground for the noble and humble to current
hip residence and workplace of Vienna’s creative
crowd. Cross the Danube Canal from the city center and
take in life on Taborstrasse with its mix of old
townhouses, churches, theaters, discount shops and
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May 12, 2017|
Response from Michael J | Reviewed this property |
The nudist part is on the southern end of Donauinsel! Best way to get there: U1 station DONAUINSEL and then either walking (around 35 minutes) or faster on the bike
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Visit to Donauinsel FKK (4 Replies)
Is it possible to reach Doanauinsel nudist beach from the Lobau S-Bahn station? How far is it by walking?
July 26, 2010|
Response fromMichael S|
Better take bus #91A which originates at U1 subway station "Kaisermühlen-V.I.C.". This bus also stops at Lobau S-Bahn Stop. Be aware that this bus does not run that often, as far as I remember every 30 minutes on weekdays and every 15 minutes on weekends.
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Barbecuing outdoors in Vienna (2 Replies)
Does anyone know whether there are areas that you are allowed to BBQ in Vienna? I heard that there are areas in Donauinsel dedicated to this - how do you find where? Are there any parks such as Prater that you're able to? I also heard that you can get free coal for the BBQ (!!) - does anyone know anything about this?? Thank you!
June 14, 2012|
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Thank you, very helpful!
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Hidden treasures of Vienna (4 Replies)
I will be arriving for a week's stay in Vienna on 26 November. Having made several previous visits to the city, I feel I have covered all that the Innere Stadt has to offer, as well as Schloss Schönbrunn, the Augarten, the Liechtenstein Palace and Park, the Prater, Grinzing, the Donauinsel and the Hundertwasser buildings. This will be the first time I have been to Vienna outside of the months between May and September. The main draw on this trip are the Chirstmas markets. I have made an...More
October 04, 2012|
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Also: Otto Wagner's Postal Savings Bank and Majolica Haus the Secession building Wien Museum (comprises several museums in different locations) Museum of Austrian Resistance